Programs and Activities for Children

The library provides programs and activities to engage, entertain, and educate children. Please read descriptions, age restrictions, and registration requirements below, and join us for winter fun at the library!! 

2024 PROGRAMS (Click here to download or print a full list.)

Craft Studio for Kids -- Catch a leprechaun.

Children ages 5-12 are invited to make leprechaun crafts from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Franklin Library. We'll provide supplies to make a leprechaun trap or complete other St. Patrick's Day activities. Registration is not required. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

 

Book POP! Book Club -- For tweens who love to read.

This program is currently full, but we encourage you to put your name on the waiting list. We will contact you if there are openings. 

Book POP is a book club for readers in 4th - 6th grade (ages 9-12). We read a new book each month and then meet to discuss the book, do fun book-related activities, and have snacks! Registration is required. Call the library to sign up. For more information, visit fspl.org/book-pop.

We'll meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the Springboro Library.

We will read Wishtree by Katherine Applegate.

Those who register for the program may check out a book from the Springboro Library. If you'd prefer to pick up the book at the Franklin Library, let us know, and we'll make a copy available for you.

Caregivers are not required to stay with their children throughout the program, but we ask that caregivers come to the meeting room to pick up their children after the meeting.

 

Book Splash! Book Club -- Tigers are the best.

Join the book club for readers in kindergarten and first grade (ages 5-7). We will read a story together at the meeting and then do fun story-related activities. Registration is not required. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

We'll meet from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Springboro Library. We'll be reading Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor at the meeting. 

 

Homeschool Project Zone -- Down on the farm.

Calling all homeschoolers ages 5-12! Learn from a representative from Gorman Heritage Farm from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Franklin Library. Registration is required. Call the library to sign up. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

 

Book Buzz! Book Club -- We love narwhals. 

Join the book club for readers in 2nd and 3rd grade (ages 7-9). Get the chosen book at the library, read it at home, and come to the meeting for fun activities. A limited number of copies of the book will be available at the Springboro Branch two weeks before the meeting. Registration is not required. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

We'll meet from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Springboro Library. We are reading Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton.

 

Fourth Friday Fun -- LEGO challenges.

Join us for LEGO challenges from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Springboro Library. LEGO bricks will be provided for challenges to test your engineering creativity, and there will be time for free play. This after-hours event is for children ages 5-12. Registration is required. Call the library to sign up. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

 

Book POP! Book Club -- For tweens who love to read.

Book POP is a book club for readers in 4th - 6th grade (ages 9-12). We read a new book each month and then meet to discuss the book, do fun book-related activities, and have snacks! Registration is required. Call the library to sign up. For more information, visit fspl.org/book-pop.

We'll meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Springboro Library. Reading selection is to be determined. Check back soon.

 

Book Splash! Book Club -- Meet Poppleton.

Join the book club for readers in kindergarten and first grade (ages 5-7). We will read a story together at the meeting and then do fun story-related activities. Registration is not required. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

We'll meet from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Springboro Library. We'll be reading Poppleton by Cynthia Rylant at the meeting. 

 

Homeschool Project Zone -- For the birds.

Homeschoolers ages 5-12 can learn about birds and make a bird feeder from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Franklin Library. Registration is required. Call the library to sign up. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

 

Book Buzz! Book Club -- We're not chicken. 

Join the book club for readers in 2nd and 3rd grade (ages 7-9). Get the chosen book at the library, read it at home, and come to the meeting for fun activities. A limited number of copies of the book will be available at the Springboro Branch two weeks before the meeting. Registration is not required. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.

We'll meet from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Springboro Library. We are reading The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin.

 

Fourth Friday Fun -- Reading is delicious.

Join us for a book tasting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Springboro Library. Sample some picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels, and enjoy some delicious and silly foods featured in the stories. This after-hours event is for children ages 5-12. Registration is required. Call the library to sign up. Caregivers must remain with children throughout the program.